Software Development Engineer - II (Front End)

Know the Company

PeepalCo is a canopy for brands serving India with tailored wealth-tech products, Making Money Equal for All. Founded by Ashish Singhal, Govind Soni, and Vimal Sagar Tiwari, PeepalCo’s products include CoinSwitch. The Group is backed by blue-chip investors including Andreessen Horowitz (a16z), Tiger Global, Peak XV Partners (formerly Sequoia Capital India), Ribbit Capital, Paradigm, and Coinbase Ventures.


PeepalCo is the brand name for our Group entity and will house all our wealth-tech brands. The largest of our brands, CoinSwitch, will be housed under PeepalCo, so will our forays into Indian Equities and Mutual Funds.

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About the Role 

As a Frontend Developer, you would be responsible for designing, implementing and supporting, reusable and efficient front-end systems that can drive complex mobile applications.


What You Will Do

  • Design some of the most complex & cutting-edge software systems/products in the industry which will lead the face of our company.
  • Create impact in the ecosystem by building for scale, driving the betterment of the quality of systems and performance by owning the component design system, backend-for-frontend layer and assessing new technologies to build for millions of users.
  • Standardize processes and structures to constantly monitor for high quality, reliability, and delivery.
  • Identify the gaps and drive the code review & system design review process, especially on the architectural front.
  • Set up paths for the central team to adopt new tech stacks for solving business & system problems.
  • Represent CoinSwitch frontend team in internal/external technical forums/groups.


What You Should Have:

  • 3+ years of experience in developing front-end for large-scale web/app-based consumer-facing products. 
  • Strong proficiency with JavaScript (ES6)
  • Thorough understanding of React.js and its core principles
  • Experience building reusable front-end components
  • Experience with popular React.js workflows (such as Flux or Redux)
  • Subject matter expert in systems design and architecture, having broad systems/application-level understanding.
  • Strong CS, HTTP & Network fundamentals
  • Good understanding of software algorithms and data structures
  • Must be hands-on in writing code, unit-tests and should be able to transform design problems into beautiful architectural solutions.
  • Experience with RESTful APIs and asynchronous request handling.


Major problem areas:

  • Handle and scale for millions of users
  • Design for scale, build for the long term keeping in mind upcoming business verticals. Cater for multiple assets while building
  • Extendability to run various levels of quick & configuration based experiments based on cohorts like users, behaviour & assets
  • Solve for real-time trading for HFT traders (high-frequency traders)
  • Solve for various real-time components like rates across systems, graphs, user portfolios & trade volumes
  • Set up system reliability & performance monitoring dashboard systems to make sure of fault tolerance & top-class performance of our app & systems involved.



  • Experience in high-scale and/or real-time systems is a definite plus.
  • Past experience in building and scaling SDUI
  • Release setup and management (including CI/CD for apps)
  • Firebase analytics


Life at PeepalCo

We take great pride in what we do, and are committed to our mission. And we have a lot of fun while at it!

Here’s how we do things at PeepalCo:

  • Customer-first: That’s the North Star. Everything we do is to make our users’ investment experience better and simplified.
  • Ownership: We don’t sport lab coats, but we experiment—a lot. And we take ownership. We even have a catchphrase for this: Think big, fail fast, and build better.
  • Data-driven: The source of truth. Simple as that.
  • Fun: PS5, anyone? Or do you prefer Foosball? Or perhaps Carrom? And yes, our HR team has a whole list of activities: Disco nights, offsites, gift boxes, and more!

Speaking of lists, the perks and benefits are so extensive, this space isn’t enough. Here are a few:

  • Parenthood: Up to 8 months of Maternity leave and 1 month of Paternity leave
  • Gender Reassignment Surgery: Be the best version of you! We’ll support you and reimburse your medical bill.


Disclaimer: We are an equal opportunity employer committed to building a respectful and empowering work environment for all people to freely express themselves amongst colleagues who embrace diversity in all respects. Including fresh voices and unique points of view in all aspects of our business not only creates an environment where we can all grow and thrive but also increases our potential to produce work that better represents—and resonates with—the world around us.

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